Funeral services for rural Bristow resident, Allen R. Robinson, were held 2 p.m. Thursday, April 16, 2015, in the Olive First Baptist Church. Pastor Tyler McDowell and Rev. George Brock III officiated. Interment followed in the Shamrock Cemetery. Funeral arrangements were entrusted to the care of Michael’s Funeral Home of Drumright. Allen R. Robinson was born in Los Angeles, Calif. on Aug. 4, 1941, to the late John Leslie Robinson and Minnie Alice (Houchin) Robinson. He passed from this life suddenly at his home on April 10, 2015, at the age of 73 years, eight months and six days.
Allen was raised and educated in California. He was honorably discharged from the United States Army. In 1974, he moved from Simi Valley, Calif., to his home in Bristow where he remained the rest of his life. When he arrived in Bristow,
he started building his own home from the ground up. He was a skilled carpenter, handyman, woodworker, craftsman,